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A province of northern China bordering on the Bohai Sea and surrounding the cities of Beijing and Tianjin. Shijiazhuang is the capital.


(ˈhʌˈbeɪ) ,




(Placename) a province of NE China, on the Gulf of Chihli: important for the production of winter wheat, cotton, and coal. Capital: Shijiazhuang. Pop: 67 690 000 (2003 est). Area: 202 700 sq km (79 053 sq miles)



also Hopeh

a province in NE China. 63,880,000; 78,200 sq. mi. (202,700 sq. km). Cap.: Shijiazhuang.
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Noun1.Hebei - a populous province in northeastern China
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
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The committee of judges consisted of the director of National Library of Public Information, Zhong-cheng Liu, director of the Taiwan Fund for Children and Families Nantou chapter, Chi-li Wei, last year's S.U.P.E.R Teacher winner, Chien-an Chen, and the secretary general of the National Federation of Teachers Union, Chin-hsu Liu.
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